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Use this plugin to create shortcuts in Android. Use this plugin to handle Intents on your application. For more information on Android App Shortcuts: For more information on Android Intents:

The work that went into creating this plug-in was inspired by the existing plugins: cordova-plugin-shortcut and cordova-plugin-webintent2.

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$ npm install cordova-plugin-shortcuts-android $ npm install @ionic-native/shortcuts-android $ ionic cap sync

Supported Platforms#

  • Android



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Please do refer to the original plugin's repo for detailed usage. The usage example here might not be sufficient.

import { ShortcutsAndroid } from '@ionic-native/shortcuts-android/ngx';

constructor(private shortcutsAndroid: ShortcutsAndroid) { }
this.shortcutsAndroid.supportsDynamic()  .then((supported: boolean) => console.log(`Dynamic shortcuts are ${supported ? '' : 'not'} supported`))  .catch((error: any) => console.error(error));